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6th National Survey of Australian Secondary Students and Sexual Health 2019

June 26, 2019

Christopher Fisher is an Associate Professor at the Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society (ARCSHS) at La Trobe University. ARCSHS have just published the 6th National Survey of Australian Secondary Students and Sexual Health. This provides information about the sexual health knowledge and sexual behaviors of Australian students in grades 10-12.  

In this episode Anne has asked Christopher about how this survey was conducted and some of the interesting statistics which have come from it. 

Here is a link to Australian Research Centre into Sex Health and Society. There are many publications there which relate to the opinions and practices of Australians.Here is a link directly to the 6th National Survey of Australian Secondary Students and Sexual Health 2019.

For international research and information UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation) in 2017 published a document detailing how international research informs best practice in Relationships and sexuality Education. International technical guidance on sexuality education: an evidence-informed approach

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